Brake technology has come full circle with word that New Tech Brake's “full-contact” disc brake system will be standard equipment on the '02 Saleen S7 supercar. Using two ring-shaped pads, the electronically controlled system distributes pressure over the rotor's full 360-degree surface. Compared to conventional braking systems, Saleen Inc. president Steve Saleen says New Tech's full-contact protocol reduces braking distance by 20%. New Tech describes its product as IBS (Intelligent ...
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